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COMPACT is a quarterly publication for workers' compensation professionals. Published by the Department of Labor and Industry's Workers' Compensation Division, this newsletter provides the most recent news and case information in the field of workers' compensation. Visit the archive for past editions.

March 2019


  • Nancy Leppink named Department of Labor and Industry commissioner

  • Mileage rate increases for 2019

  • How do workers get injured? Claim characteristics flyer updated with 2017 data

  • Annual Workers' Compensation System Report released:  Long-term downward trends continue in claim rate, system cost

  • Annual fines and penalties, prompt first action reports updated

  • WCMP update:  A good system requires strong stakeholder partnerships

  • Help for completing Annual Claim for Reimbursement of Benefits forms

  • Recent WCRI reports look at Minnesota's workers' compensation system

    • Comparing Outcomes for Injured Workers in Minnesota, 2017 Interviews

    • State Policies on Treatment Guidelines and Utilization Management:  A National Inventory

  • Outcomes of complaints about registered rehabilitation providers

  • OSHA recordkeeping training offered June 19:  Learn the basics

  • CompFact:  Return-to-work patterns related to injury, employer/insurer factors

  • Rehabilitation Review Panel seeks union labor representative alternative

  • Workers' compensation events calendar

  • Court decisions:  October 2018 through January 2019

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COMPACT is a quarterly publication of the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry. Subscribers will receive an email notification each quarter when a new edition is available online. They may also receive periodic email updates from DLI.